Beliefs or Bigotry?


By Chuck Colson

For the past year, we’ve talked a lot about the threat to religious freedom in America.

We’ve talked about Christian adoption agencies closing rather than being forced to place children with same-sex couples.

We’ve talked about health care professionals having to choose between their consciences and participating in immoral medical practices.

We’ve talked about the Administration playing fast and loose with the notion of religious freedom-choosing instead to talk about freedom of “worship.”

But these threats to our first freedom pale in comparison to the threat posed by a single court case now before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

The case is Perry v. Schwarzenegger, in which federal Judge Vaughn Walker overturned California’s Proposition 8 restricting marriage to one man and one woman. Judge Walker not only overturned the will of the people of California, he put all religious believers on notice: Their faith means nothing in the eyes of the law…


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